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Boldly Lead Responds to Summit

First, and foremost: on behalf of Boldly Lead, thank you to the staff, faculty, and Mary Baldwin University leadership who hosted the Alumni Summit last weekend. As many attendees already noted, for alumnae, simply being on campus gives us a charge and surge of...

It’s Time to Boldly Lead – Email Update 2/2

Dear Alums and Friends, We have a lot coming up this weekend, including new information about the Staunton rally and Alumni Summit. Action Item: Sign Boldly Lead's Letter We have crafted an open letter to Mary Baldwin University. The more signatures we can get, the...

2/3 Alumnae Event Update

Even more updated information about the February 3-4 events in Staunton! We've had to revise our plans in order to not appear to violate the Campus Access Policy, which was cited in Chair Miller's email this eveing. Although I feel the threat to have alumnae removed...

A Response to Jane Miller’s Letter from 2/1

Friends, Our leadership group has received and reviewed the email from Jane Harding Miller today. In addition, we received a request from Mary Baldwin University to cease and desist use of the Boldly Baldwin mark. We will rebrand immediately. Having both foresight and...

Will MBU Have a Future? – Letter to the Editor

By Holly South This year, Mary Baldwin University celebrates its 175th anniversary. We should be celebrating its legacy of providing single-sex education for women. Instead, many alumnae find themselves in conflict with the school’s administration to preserve that...

Conflict of Interest Update

Last week, Boldly Baldwin, Inc., called for the immediate resignation of Karen Bailey-Chapman from either the position of pro bono interim Vice President of External Affairs or from her position on the Mary Baldwin Board of Trustees. The demand, made on behalf of the...

February 3rd Rally Info

We know you've been waiting for information about Boldly Baldwin events on February 3, the day before the Alumni Summit. We hope as many of you as possible will join us on campus February 3-4! Meeting: 10 a.m.-noon. Come when you are able, stay as long as you are...

Board of Trustees, Mary Baldwin Face Conflict of Interest Issue

Crista Cabe, Senior Vice President of University Relations at Mary Baldwin University, resigned, effective yesterday. In the face of both financial and institutional uncertainty, it is a surprise that Mary Baldwin University is focusing more on their PR personnel than...

Listening Tour Part 1 – Email Update 1/13

Dear Alums, Friends and Allies, This Monday kicked off Mary Baldwin's Listening Tour. (You can watch Staunton and Richmond events via YouTube.) While many of us appreciated the opportunity to open a meaningful dialogue with the administration, we are still deeply...

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